• VESSEL REVIEW | Ocean Swell X – Highly automated, beamy lobster boat for Atlantic Canada

    VESSEL REVIEW | Ocean Swell X – Highly automated, beamy lobster boat for Atlantic Canada

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea

    VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska

    VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler

    VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Atlantic Titan – 27-metre crab and demersal fish trawler

    VESSEL REVIEW | Atlantic Titan – 27-metre crab and demersal fish trawler

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ocean Swell X – Highly automated, beamy lobster boat for Atlantic Canada
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Purpose-built Kiwi scampi trawler
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Atlantic Titan – 27-metre crab and demersal fish trawler
OPINION | Offshore tax havens are still open to all kinds of fishy business

OPINION | Offshore tax havens are still open to all kinds of fishy business

By Transparency International

If you are a tourist travelling from Iceland to Namibia, it will take you around 22 hours with layovers in Norway and Qatar. If you are a company looking to clean some dirty money, however, you might fancy a (virtual) detour to the Marshall Islands to set up a shell company – it won’t even take you much longer. This ..

COLUMN | The “best” material for fishing boats

COLUMN | The “best” material for fishing boats

By Alan Haig-Brown

There was a time, not so very long ago, that most fishing boats in the 20-metre range were built of wood. In British Columbia the planking on a boat that size was most often tight-grained, old growth, edge-grain fir. In Thailand it was old-growth golden Takien, again edge grained. Other countries used pine or teak. It was ..

REMINISCENCES | Talk about rubbish

REMINISCENCES | Talk about rubbish

By Michael Grey

We are all going berserk about the plague of plastic, with the downside of this useful material becoming plainly obvious on land and sea. The Indian government has even banned single-use plastics aboard any ship calling at their ports, possibly on the grounds that it is possible to enforce the ban on a few sailors, where ..

MEPS WEEK
Ship propulsion in the next five years

Ship propulsion in the next five years

By Arthur Joseph Pessa

Global innovation in technology is occurring rapidly and there are certainly developments within that have benefited marine engines and propulsions systems. Improving efficiency for the sake of cost and power for the sake of performance are important focuses. Yet, in this modern climate, meeting standards for carbon ..

MEPS WEEK
Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week

Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week

By Alex Baird

This week on BairdMaritime.com all sections of the site are devoted to marine engines and propulsion systems, from outboard motors to the engines driving the biggest ships in the world. Join us as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, features and opinion pieces covering the ..

COLUMN | Innovation around regulation of fishing gear

COLUMN | Innovation around regulation of fishing gear

By Alan Haig-Brown

As technology improves the efficiency and catching power of commercial fishing vessels, the results can affect fish stocks. To maintain a reasonable distribution of the total allowable catch (TAC) national regulators have tried a number of different approaches. When licensing designed to limit the fleet size was introduced ..

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

It’s everything tug and salvage this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, ..